Human Rights Campaign

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2012

    Nine Things You Should Probably Know About Paul Ryan

    Yesterday, after Romney's selection of Paul Ryan to be his running mate, Michael D. Shear of the New York Times wrote, "If Mitt Romney wins in November, a Tea Party favorite will be a heartbeat away from the Oval Office." With that being said, shouldn't we know a little more about the guy? Rega ... More >>

  • News

    May 30, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    David Kato, Slain Ugandan Gay Rights Activist, Memorialized in NYC Tomorrow

    David Kato, the slain Uganda gay rights activist found murdered on January 26, will be remembered tomorrow here in New York City. The memorial, sponsored by 35 organizations including ACT UP and the Human Rights Campaign, will begin with a candle light vigil at 4:00 PM at the United Nation's Dag H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Barack Obama Kicks Don't Ask, Don't Tell to the Curb

    ​We've been following Don't Ask, Don't Tell since Senator Barack Obama was campaigning on its repeal. After all these years, watching the ceremony in which he kicked it to the curb, in person, was a special kind of early Christmas gift. The event was not held at the White House, but in an aud ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    The Heavyweight Albany Lobbyist They Call 'Feathers'

    James FeatherstonhaughMy cover story this week about Albany lobbyists featured "Feathers," otherwise known as James Featherstonhaugh, who is the final toll on the thruway to the state capitol. Everyone, apparently, pays. Over the course of a four-decade career as unofficial state gatekeeper, Feathe ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2010

    Bad Lieutenant, Dan Choi

    What the networks don't ask the poster boy of the movement against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," he's happy to tell.

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    David Letterman Joke About Transgender Amanda Simpson Draws Fire

    Some LGBT groups are enraged that this joke about transgender Commerce appointee Amanda Simpson appeared on the David Letterman show this week, and are demanding that he apologize for it. Quick recap: Dave announces the appointment, and sidekick Alan Kalter reacts with horror: "Amanda used to be a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2008

    Thompson Uses NYC Pensions to Push For LGBT Worker Protections

    Photo by Marla Maritzer Long aggressive in the use of shareholder resolutions to pressure corporations to assume socially responsible stances, the New York City Pension Funds took an unprecedented step toward workplace equality for lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender employees on Tuesday. Comptro ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    June 12, 2007

    The Queer Agenda 2007

    An incremental approach to making gay life a little bit more fabulous

  • News

    November 2, 2004

    Bloc Like Me

    Gay marriage and abortion tug African Americans toward the Republican Party

  • News

    April 13, 2004

    Close Call

    Queers could help decide Bush's fate this fall

  • News

    December 9, 2003

    Standing on Ceremony

    A Rites Issue: Straight Couples Who Refuse to Marry Because Gays Can't

  • News

    June 5, 2001
  • News

    October 31, 2000
  • News

    June 6, 2000

    Bias Ban in the Balance

    Will Lazio Burn State Hate Crimes Bill's 'Chance in Hell'?

  • News

    May 30, 2000

    Lazio to CBS: I'm No Pansy

    The Candidate Makes an Antigay Remark and Nobody Notices

  • Specials

    May 16, 2000
  • News

    February 22, 2000

    Caught in a Hyperlink

    Gore’s Web Site Promotes a Homophobic Web Filter

  • News

    November 3, 1998

    Money Talks

    Well-heeled incumbents heavily favored in city congressional races

  • News

    April 28, 1998